INVESTORS OR TRADERS PERCEPTION ON EQUITY DERIVATIVES
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 2728-2733
AbstractEquity derivatives are a type of derivatives where its values are derived from equities like securities. Equity derivatives are derived from its one or more underlying equity security. The most commonly used equity derivatives in the market are futures and options. Futures can be stated as contracts which are standard in nature and can be transferred between the two parties with a purpose of buying or selling an underlying asset in future at particular time and price. Options can be described as contracts which give the buyer the right to buy or sell underlying asset at a particular price and time. In call option, the right to buy is applicable and in put option, the right to sell is applicable. This paper objective is to measure the perception of the investors towards Equity derivative. The derivative market seems to be new segment in secondary market operations in India. Usually this trade measures are sophisticated, making it difficult for an Indian investor to digest and also to make profits in trading the derivative. This study aims to measure the investors’ perception towards Derivatives market. This research is of descriptive nature, in which, systematic sampling technique is used. The size of the sample, validity and reliability is selected using the Trail survey process of the instrument. 200 samples are taken into consideration for this study. Age has an vital impact in investment where as the impact on the tax advantages is by education qualification respectively are the major findings in this study. Variables used in this study to measure perception of investors are functional in nature. Investors’ perception the attributes that are considered as mediating factor are investments, charges and liquidity. Investment influences and benefits of investment in this study are given high importance.
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